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N8-C, better known as Nate, has been Manhattan Hasbro Hospital's resident robot for more than 20 years. A prototype, humanoid in appearance, he was created to interact with people. While some staff accepted working alongside an anthropomorphic robot, Nate's very existence terrified most people, leaving the robot utilized for menial tasks and generally ignored. Until one of the hospital's physicians is found brutally murdered with Nate standing over the corpse, a blood-smeared utility bar clutched in his hand.
As designer and programmer of Nate's positronic brain, Lawrence Robertson is responsible for his creation's actions and arrested for the crime. Susan Calvin knows the Three Laws of Robotics make it impossible for Nate to harm a human being. But to prove both Nate's and Lawrence's innocence, she has to consider the possibility that someone somehow manipulated the laws to commit murder....
©2016 The Estate of Isaac Asimov (P)2016 Recorded Books
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5 out of 5 stars
By M3 on 08-23-17

Not bad, though I thought it was the Original

Good, fast paced story telling with references to current headlines artfully written into the narrative. I could definitely tell it was written from a woman's perspective ("the rippling muscles of his six-pack abdomen" sheesh), but still well done, with excellent diction and spectacular detail. A tad predictable, but I will still be back for books 2 and 3.

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5 out of 5 stars
By Hillarie on 05-15-16

It's not Asimov,but I loved it

If you could sum up Isaac Asimov's I, Robot in three words, what would they be?

Medical robopsychomystery

What did you like best about this story?

I love medical mysteries and Asimov's robo-mysteries. This combines the two

What about Alma Cuervo’s performance did you like?

It's nice to have a narrator who can correctly pronounce the medical terminology. It's a little thing, but there have been so many that did not. She also does a good job differentiating between characters. She has a voice that's makes listening a pleasure

Any additional comments?

Great book, good plot, likable characters.

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